Shell Heads toward Green Energy by Planning to Build A 20MW Solar Plant at the Petrochemicals Site

European oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has promised to invest at least US$2 billion per year in green energy before 2020. Its CEO previously stated that investing renewable energy is like walking down the road of no return. However, Shel.. more

Tesla Gigafactory 2 Begins Making Solar Roof & Is Predicted to Expand Capacity

At the end of December 2016, Panasonic and Tesla agreed to build solar Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo, New York for making solar cell and components. In December 2017, this factory began to produce glass solar tiles for the roof. They look simila.. more

4th Solar Cell Paste and Metallization Forum will be held on Mar. 29, 2018 in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China

It’s my pleasure to introduce you the 4th Solar Cell Paste and Metallization Forum, which will be held onMarch 29 in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China. Please check the attachments for details.   Metallization is the key step in the production of crystalline silicon s.. more

PV Power Prospects Overshadowed by Three Major Problems

As a leading renewable energy, prospects PV power is still overshadowed by three major problems: Problem 1: PV cell cost Dr. Varun Sivaram, an expert at an nonprofit think tank, notes that for PV power to attain 30% share on the glob.. more

Solar Photovoltaics Is Seen as the Leading Option for Renewable Electricity Generation at Airports

Major international airports worldwide serve millions of travelers each year and consume huge amounts of electricity all year round. Due to the complexity of airport operations, a temporary disruption in power supply can snowball into long fligh.. more

ACWA shows confidence in China solar CSP players

Head-quartered in Saudi Arabia, ACWA Power is a developer, investor, co-owner and operator of a portfolio of power generation and desalinated water production plants currently with presence in 10 countries including in the Middle East and North Africa, Southern Af.. more

British Scientists Transform Cyanobacteria into iPad-Size Bio-Solar Cells

Cyanobacteria, which changed the Earth's atmosphere from one that is oxygen-deprived to oxygen-rich, have recently been copied and produced as a micro-scale biological solar cell by British scientists. The size of the cell is similar to th.. more

China’s Market-Based Electricity Trading Program for Distributed Generation Projects Will Begin by the End of June 2018 at the Latest

On 28 December 2017, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and National Energy Administration (NEA) together published a supplementary notice on the pilot program for the market-based trading of electricity produced by distributed ge.. more

U.K. Energy Storage Capacity Expected to Top 12 GW by 2021

Backed by supportive policy, energy storage capacity of the U.K. may top 12 GW by 2021, according to a report released by U.K. Renewable Energy Association (REA) and All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) last Dec. The report, however, believes that it i.. more

Green Energies in the UK Reached a New Milestone in 2017 as Renewables Surpassed Coal in Domestic Generation on 315 Days of the Year

The UK achieved several important milestone in environmental sustainability and green energy development during 2017. In April 2017, the country’s electricity grid for the first time in 135 years operated for a full day without relying .. more